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Title: Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius Title Record # 1564888
Author: Jorge Luis Borges
Date: 1940-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: Spanish
Note: First published in Sur 68 (May 1940)
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1959Translated by Karl August Horst; Gisbert Haefs revised the translation in 1981 and again in 1988.
German Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
1961Translated by James E. Irby. First appeared in the April, 1961 issue of New World Writing.
English Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
1962Translated by Alastair Reid
English Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
1965 French Tlön Uqbar Orbis Tertius
1972Translated by Darie Novăceanu
Romanian Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
1974Translated by Franco Lucentini
Italian Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
1985Translated by Fatih Özgüven.
Turkish Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
1998Translated by Andrew Hurley
English Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
2000Translated by Gaetano Luigi Staffilano
Italian Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
2003Translated by José Colaço Barreiros
Portuguese Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
5 2016 Retro Hugo Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan 1941-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Sur     124
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll  
Ficciones 1944-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Sur     203
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll  
Ficciones 1956-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Sur     197
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll  
Labyrinthe 1959-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Hanser   DM 16.80 300
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Labyrinthe 1959-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Hanser   DM 8.40 300
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings 1962-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges New Directions   $5.50 xxiii+
248
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gilda Kuhlman Checkmark
Ficciones 1962-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Grove Press   $3.50 174
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Ficciones 1962-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Weidenfeld & Nicolson   21/- 174
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Ficciones 1963-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Grove Press   $2.45 174
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings 1964-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges New Directions     xxiii+
260
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gilda Kuhlman Checkmark
Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings 1964-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges New Directions NDP186 $1.90 xxiii+
260
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Gilda Kuhlman Checkmark
Der Zahir und andere Erzählungen 1964-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Insel (
Insel-Bücherei?Insel-Buecherei
#822)
  DM 3.00 66
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Fiction, #136 1965-03-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F2.50 164
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Jean-Claude Rault Checkmark
Fictions 1966-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Jupiter (London, UK) J7 6/6 159
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Sämtliche Erzählungen: Das Aleph - Fiktionen - Universalgeschichte der Niedertracht 1970-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Hanser (Die Bücher der Neunzehn #190)   DM 14.80 347
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Les chefs-d'œuvre de la science-fiction?Les chefs-d'oeuvre de la science-fiction
1970-04-30 ed. Jacques Sternberg Planète (Anthologie Planète)     458
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth André Béguin Checkmark
Moartea și busola?Moartea si busola
1972-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Editura Univers (Meridiane #185)     400
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll Ion State  
Sämtliche Erzählungen: Das Aleph - Fiktionen - Universalgeschichte der Niedertracht 1972-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Neue Schweizer Bibliothek   sfr 9.80 347
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Die Bibliothek von Babel 1974-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Reclam (Universal-Bibliothek #9497) 3-15-009497-6 DM 1.50 83
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Finzioni (La biblioteca di Babele) 1974-09-00 Jorge Luis Borges Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar Libreria #L 169) 11861 900 Lit xx+
130
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Salvador Dali  
Antología de la literatura fantástica 1977-00-00 ed. Adolfo Bioy Casares, Jorge Luis Borges, Silvina Ocampo Edhasa + Sudamericana (Pocket Edhasa #8) 84-350-0165-2   435
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Labyrinthe 1979-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Heyne (Das besondere Taschenbuch #27) 3-453-43046-8 DM 6.80 271
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Erzählungen 1935 - 1944 1981-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Hanser (Jorge Luis Borges: Gesammelte Werke #3/I) 3-446-12994-4 DM 34.00 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Labyrinths 1983-09-00 Jorge Luis Borges Modern Library 0-394-60449-0 $8.95 xxiii+
253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Stephen Alcorn , R. D. Scudellari Checkmark
Yolları Çatallanan Bahçe?Yollari Catallanan Bahce
1985-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Can (
Çağdaş Dünya Yazarları?Cagdas Dunya Yazarlari
)
    134
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
The World of the Short Story: A Twentieth Century Collection 1986-00-00 ed. Clifton Fadiman Houghton Mifflin 0-395-36805-7   xiii+
847
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Die zwei Labyrinthe: Lesebuch 1986-07-00 Jorge Luis Borges dtv 3-423-10590-9 DM 9.80 286
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Max Ernst Checkmark
Blaue Tiger und andere Geschichten 1988-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Hanser (Hansers Bibliothek der Erzähler) 3-446-15120-6 DM 24.00 344
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Book of Fantasy 1988-11-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, A. Bioy Casares, Silvina Ocampo Viking 0-670-82393-7 $19.95 384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Book of Fantasy 1988-11-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, A. Bioy Casares, Silvina Ocampo Xanadu 0-947761-44-6 £14.95 384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-01-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / BOMC 0-316-34941-0   xix+
1083
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-02-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown 0-316-34941-0 $22.95 xix+
1083
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton  
The Book of Fantasy 1989-06-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, A. Bioy Casares, Silvina Ocampo Viking / QPBC   $9.95 384
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-06-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / QPBC   $12.95 xix+
1083
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Book of Fantasy 1990-08-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, A. Bioy Casares, Silvina Ocampo Black Swan 0-552-99401-4 £5.99 523
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Stephen Player  
The Book of Fantasy 1990-09-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, A. Bioy Casares, Silvina Ocampo Carroll & Graf 0-88184-656-2 $10.95 384
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Die Bibliothek von Babel 1991-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Reclam (Universal-Bibliothek #9497) 3-15-009497-6 DM 3.00 83+
[2]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Wilhelm Föckersperger  
Fiktionen 1992-05-00 Jorge Luis Borges Fischer Taschenbuch (Jorge Luis Borges, Werke in 20 Bänden #5) 3-596-10581-1 DM 14.80 187
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Ficciones 1993-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Alfred A. Knopf 0-679-42299-4   xliii+
143
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Fiktionen 1994-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Taschenbücher #12403) 3-596-12403-4 DM 10.00 187
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Ficciones 1994-02-01 Jorge Luis Borges Grove Press 0-8021-3030-5 $13.00 174
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Yolları Çatallanan Bahçe?Yollari Catallanan Bahce
1995-04-00 Jorge Luis Borges
İletişim?Iletisim
(
Çağdaş Dünya Edebiyatı (İletişim)?Cagdas Dunya Edebiyati (Iletisim)
#70)
975-470-482-1   142
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Die Bibliothek von Babel 1996-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Reclam (Universal-Bibliothek #9497) 3-15-009497-6 DM 4.00 83+
[2]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Wilhelm Föckersperger Checkmark
Ficciones 1997-11-00 Jorge Luis Borges Alianza Editorial (Biblioteca de Autor #2) 84-206-3312-7   234
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Hieronymus Bosch Checkmark
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998-03-00 ed. Robert Silverberg HarperPrism 0-06-105215-9 $14.00 xii+
562
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Carl Galian Checkmark
Ficciones: Hayaller ve Hikâyeler 1998-04-00 Jorge Luis Borges
İletişim?Iletisim
(
Çağdaş Dünya Edebiyatı (İletişim)?Cagdas Dunya Edebiyati (Iletisim)
#96)
975-470-657-3   163
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg HarperPrism / SFBC 1-56865-858-3 / 17918 $10.98 562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carl Galian Checkmark
Collected Fictions 1998-09-00 Jorge Luis Borges Viking 0-670-84970-7 $40.00 565
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Buckley  
Collected Fictions 1999-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Allen Lane 0-7139-9269-7 £20.00 565
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Hieronymus Bosch  
Collected Fictions 1999-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) 0-14-028680-2 $16.95 565
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Paul Buckley  
Avventure nell'ignoto 2000-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #26)   9,900 Lit 348
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Pierluigi Longo  
Erzählungen 1: Universalgeschichte der Niedertracht - Fiktionen - Das Aleph 2000-09-00 Jorge Luis Borges Hanser (Jorge Luis Borges, Gesammelte Werke in 9 Bänden #5) 3-446-19878-4 DM 45.00 426
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Labyrinths 2000-09-28 Jorge Luis Borges Penguin Books 0-14-118484-1   287
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Ficções 2003-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Público (Mil Folhas #39) 84-96075-62-1 €4.20 159
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Im Labyrinth 2003-04-00 Jorge Luis Borges Fischer Taschenbuch 3-596-50632-8 €9.00 335
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Ficciones 2006-03-21 Jorge Luis Borges Alianza Editorial (El Libro de Bolsillo) 84-206-6656-4   234
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Daniel Gil Checkmark
Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings 2007-05-00 Jorge Luis Borges New Directions 978-0-8112-1699-9 $13.95 xxiii+
256
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Tamara Shopsin , Jason Fulford Checkmark
Die unendliche Bibliothek 2010-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Fischer Taschenbuch 978-3-596-51158-7 €10.00 521
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Fiktionen 2012-00-00 Jorge Luis Borges Fischer Taschenbuch (Jorge Luis Borges, Werke in 20 Bänden #5) 978-3-596-10581-6   187
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Martin Noël  
Ficciones: Hayaller ve Hikâyeler 2012-03-00 Jorge Luis Borges
İletişim?Iletisim
(
Çağdaş Dünya Edebiyatı (İletişim)?Cagdas Dunya Edebiyati (Iletisim)
#96)
978-975-470-657-4 TL 14.80 163
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Hieronymus Bosch  
Die unendliche Bibliothek 2013-05-00 Jorge Luis Borges Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Klassik) 978-3-596-90532-4 €12.99 382
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Ficciones 2015-05-12 Jorge Luis Borges Grove Press 978-0-8021-9073-4 $16.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Ficciones: Hayaller ve Hikâyeler 2015-11-00 Jorge Luis Borges
İletişim?Iletisim
(
İletişim Klasikleri?Iletisim Klasikleri
#66)
978-975-05-1341-1 TL 17.50 203
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Hieronymus Bosch  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91009-2 $25.00 xxxi+
1178
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91010-8 $25.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Bruce Pennington  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / SFBC 14-1016912 $19.55 xxxi+
1178
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Bruce Pennington  
Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings date unknown Jorge Luis Borges New Directions 0-8112-0012-4 $12.95 xxiii+
256
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Gilda Kuhlman Checkmark
Labyrinths date unknown Jorge Luis Borges New Directions 0-8112-0012-4 $2.25 xxiii+
260
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Gilda Kuhlman  
Labyrinths date unknown Jorge Luis Borges Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-118484-5 £9.99 287
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Sean Kernan Checkmark
The World Treasury of Science Fiction date unknown ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / BOMC     xix+
1083
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
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